Houston Public Media interviewed YES teachers who attended FuelEd's training workshop. At FuelEd, educators learn social and emotional skills, so that they can more effectively teach those skills to students. Click here to listen to the story.
Two YES Prep teachers received the Alumni Award for Excellence in Teaching at Teach for America's Educators Conference in Jacksonville, Fl. James Sheridan, of YES Prep Southeast, teaches AP English Literature and Film. Laureen Wimbley, of YES Prep Southwest, teaches 6th Grade Science.
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Keeping teachers in charter schools and charter school graduates in college are two much talked about issues facing the sector, and both are featured in this week's Charters & Choice News Roundup. Click here to read more.
"There's this narrative about charters burning and churning people and we do not in any way, shape, or form want to be a part of that." Thank you to Nella Garcia Urban, YES Prep's VP of Talent, for leading our efforts to make YES Prep a sustainable and supportive choice for great teachers! Read more here.
The U.S. News and World Report 2015 Best High Schools list is out and YES Prep is all over it!
All four of our qualifying high schools rank in the Top 100 across the country and in the Top 30 among charter schools nationally. And out of 1,869 Texas public high schools, our four high schools are all in the Top 20!
Congrats to our amazing school leaders, outstanding teachers, and relentless students who made this possible!
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